Wednesday, July 28, 2021

In Memoriam: Carlos Cruz

COMING as somewhat of a shock to friends and acquaintances, Carlos Cruz passed away last Friday after a valiant fight against cancer. “After all that...

Kenton Marina in good hands with Vuyo

KENTON Marina’s recently appointed external facilities manager Vuyo Nyumka has received high praise for his work ethic and boating skills. An experienced local fisherman Bob...
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Beautiful music and talented performers at Classics at the Castle

Cellist Berthine van Schoor and pianist Annalien Ball on the magnificent familiar finale of Camille Saint-Saens' 'The Carnival of the Animals'. The full-house concert...

[WATCH]22 dead, 50 injured, in suicide bomb attack in Manchester

It has been confirmed that 22 people, including children, have been killed and as many as 50 injured in a suicide bombing at a...

Scarves and beanies: can you help?

Keeping our neighbours warm this winter TALK of the Town is embarking on a new charity drive, inspired by Adele Cutten, the owner of Adele’s...

Happy Mother’s Day

THE care and love they give to us is limitless, and today (Sunday) is the day when we celebrate the women who have nurtured...

What readers think about … To pee or not to pee

EACH week Talk of the Town asks our readers a question on our Facebook page and group regarding their thoughts on a particular topic either...

It’s all about exposure, and contrast at Wiles Gallery

The Wiles Gallery was a lit with cheery chatter and beautiful photographs presented by some of Port Alfred, Bathurst and surrounds best photographers. Curators Cyndi...

Life imprisonment for rape of 14 year old girl

EC:PORT ALFRED CLUSTER: Sikhumbuzo Xhaka, 22, was sentenced to life imprisonment on April 21 for the rape of a 14-year-old girl. On February 8, 2016 Xhaka...

Unlicensed 9mm found at Alex road block

EC: Port Alfred Cluster: Alexandria Three constables from Alexandria SAPS held a vehicle check point this morning after receiving information of a vehicle with a...

Farewell to TotT office coordinator

TALK of the Town's office coordinator is leaving today (Friday) so those of us in the office bade a bittersweet farewell on Wednesday. Valencia Samuels...

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JHB mayor condemns violent attack by ANC members at IDP summit

Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba of Johannesburg has circulated a post on Facebook of a violent disruption which occurred at Tuesday evenings’ Integrated Development Plan...

Vets do mass sterilisation to help Ndlambe community

  VETERINARIAN Renee Vanrheedevanhoudshoorn and her helpers Jenny Putter, Ettiene Putter and Australian volunteer Erica Henriksen visited Port Alfred SPCA over the weekend with a...

Ndlambe must comply before water project continues

THE Ndlambe bulk water project, headed by Amatola Water, is still being contested by local farmers who are gripped by a fear of dry...

Happy Easter Festival Port Alfred!

IT’S all systems go for the Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival which is kicking off tomorrow, Good Friday, in your favourite coastal town...

WATCH:Port Alfred local streaming live from Union buildings as part of National Day of...

Port Alfred local, Gareth Mitchell streaming live from Union Buildings in Pretoria as part of the #NationalDayOfAction. Red, Blue and Yellow t-shirts standing in solidarity...

Kenton brings rhythm and colour to anti-Zuma protest

KENTON-on-Sea had a great turn out this morning with community members from both sides of the R72 showing up in solidarity to protest against...

Open water swim at Royal Alfred Marina – Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival

A NEW course has been developed for swimmers who are brave enough to take on a mile swim in open water in the form of...

Front page of this week’s TotT

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Locked up for love in the UAE

FIVE weeks ago Emlyn Culverwell, 29, and his fiancée, 27-year-old Iryna Nohai were arrested in an Abu Dhabi hospital when the doctor revealed Nohai’s...

The art of rest and relaxation

The second half of a two-part feature on visitor Sarah-Claire Picton’s experiences on holiday at the Sunshine Coast. MY Ndlambe and neighbouring areas journey turned...

Keep it rolling, Port Alfred

Visitor to the Sunshine Coast, Sarah-Claire Picton wrote about her experiences of Ndlambe and surrounds, giving a fresh perspective to what locals may take...

Land sale nullified

High court rules against sale of Pascoe Crescent land A MUNICIPAL land deal made nearly 15 years ago has been reviewed and set aside by...

Working together in disaster simulation

Scenarios staged to coordinate action to reduce social vulnerability, risks A SIMULATED disaster on the Nico Malan Bridge last Friday to test coordinated rescue response...

PARTING GIFT

New pumps may be salvation for flood-prone valley JON HOUZET THE generous gesture of a dying man may be the salvation of future flooding in the...

Talk of the Town celebrates 20 years

  IT was 20 years ago when two friends, Mauneen Charter and Barbara Hanstein began the great adventure – to produce a newspaper to cater...